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5nine Software Releases 5nine Cloud Security v7.1 as a single solution to protect your entire virtualized infrastructure

The New 5nine Cloud Security v7.1 Extends Its Virtual Firewall Capabilities to Secure the Entire Hyper-V Host

CHICAGO, IL (Mar. 1, 2016) - 5nine Software, the leading global Hyper-V virtualization security and management provider, today announced the upcoming release of the industry’s leading security and compliance solution 5nine Cloud Security v7.1. The new version has extended its virtual firewall capabilities beyond just protecting the VMs to also secure the Hyper-V host. It leverages the universal virtual firewall and controls all traffic for every virtual machine as well as every physical network adapter.

"5nine Cloud Security offers you a single firewall solution to protect your entire virtualized infrastructure; including the host, virtual networks, virtual disks, and the virtual machines running Windows, Windows Server, or even Linux!" - said Symon Perriman, VP of Business Development at 5nine Software. "With the new 5nine Cloud Security v7.1 offers even more many layers of protection for your Hyper-V datacenter so users can improve security and protection of their business and reduce support costs at the same time."

The new 5nine Cloud Security v7.1 includes additional options for more granular control over VM traffic by supporting Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) on HTTP and DNS packets. Based on DPI rules, system administrator can granularly control access to external resources by blocking or allowing them individually, even after the network packet was allowed using standard IP rules.

Other highlights of the new version include:

  • Antivirus Policies: The new 5nine Cloud Security v7.1 allows system administrators, specify antivirus security configurations, for selected VMs. Now customers have an option to create custom policies for groups of virtual machines.
  • 5nine Cloud Security PowerShell: With the new 5nine Cloud Security v7.1, 5nine continues to enhance and update its PowerShell cmdlets, including adding the ability to easily configure different types of protection for a VM. Now system administrators can optimize performance and security on large-scale systems, while reducing operational costs across your team.


5nine Cloud Security v7.1 will be available on March, 9th, 2016. It is licensed per 2 CPU, starting at $199. For more information or to download a free 30-day trial version, please visit:

About 5nine Software

5nine Software is the leading global Hyper-V virtualization security and management provider. It offers the first and only agentless security and management solutions for Microsoft Hyper-V. 5nine Software provides innovative, powerful and easy-to-use software designed to reduce costs, increase productivity and mitigate security risks. Today, 5nine Software helps almost 80,000 satisfied users around the globe to reach the full potential of their virtual infrastructure.

Founded in 2009, 5nine Software is headquartered in Chicago, with offices worldwide. 5nine is a Microsoft Gold Datacenter Partner, Enterprise Cloud Alliance Partner, Azure Pack Partner, and member of the Virus Information Alliance.

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